The 8th-Gen Apple iPad with 128GB of internal storage is great for non-professionals and the Gold model can be picked up for $395 shipped, today only, originally $429. The biggest upgrade is the A12 Bionic chip, which offers 40 percent faster CPU performance and twice the graphics capability. The Neural Engine is now capable of next-level machine learning, including people occlusion and motion tracking in augmented reality (AR) apps, enhanced photo editing, Siri performance, and more. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
- Gorgeous 10.2-inch Retina display
- A12 Bionic chip with Neural Engine
- Support for Apple Pencil (1st generation) and Smart Keyboard
Other features include a 1.2MP front-facing FaceTime HD camera with an f/2.4 aperture and a rear 8MP camera with f/2.4 aperture with support for Live Photos, Autofocus, Panorama, HDR, exposure control, burst mode, tap to focus, timer mode, auto-image stabilization, body / face detection, as well as photo geotagging. Using Touch ID, unlocking your iPad is simple and secure using just a finger.
We’re excited to offer customers an even faster and more powerful experience with the eighth-generation iPad. With its beautiful 10.2-inch Retina display, the performance boost from the A12 Bionic, great cameras, and so much more, the new iPad is an incredible value at a time when, more than ever, our customers need powerful and versatile ways to work, play, learn, and connect with loved ones,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.